Pronunciation:DAY vid

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David is a traditional name with biblical roots. This name is ideal for those parents looking for a strong name and who have aspirations that their son will become a leader.

Detailed Meaning

A biblical name borne
by King David of Israel, who killed the giant Goliath with a slingshot before his rise to power. David is a very popular name in English-speaking countries.

Famous People With This Name

David Beckham is an English footballer, playing 115 games for England and best known for his free-kick taking. David Bowie was an English glam rock singer, songwriter and actor, best known for his work in the 1970’s. David Schwimmer is an American actor who played the iconic role of Ross Geller on “FRIENDS.” David Tennant is a Scottish actor best known for being the Tenth Doctor in “Doctor Who.” Another famous David is David Attenborough, the English naturalist and broadcaster whose famous voice is often heard on many nature documentaries.

Possible Nicknames

Some possible nicknames are Dav, Dave, Davey, Davi, Davie, Dudi and even Taavi.

Related Names

Alternative spellings of David are Daivid, Davide Daavid Davidi and Davide.

Stories Featuring This Name

Fictional characters named David include David Brent, who is the main character in the mockumentary series “The Office.” David Bowman is the main character in the film “2001: A Space Odyssey.” David Copperfield is the title character of the Charles Dickens novel of the same name.

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